PM Najib arrives in Berlin for three-day visit

By Bernama - Monday, 26 September 2016.

BERLIN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak arrived here today for a three-day official visit to Germany.


Perlis' Paralympic heroes to get a terrace house each

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 23:20

KANGAR: The Perlis government today announced an incentive in the form of RM300,000 two-storey terrace house for Paralympics gold medalist Mohamad Ridzuan Mohamad Puzi and Abdul Latif Romly.

Buggy crash: Eimarace safety permit from MAM, not AAM, says UTM

By Bernama - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 22:56

KUANTAN: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), as the organiser of Educational Innovation Motosports Automotive Race 2016 (EIMARace), has denied applying for safety permit from the Automobile Association of Malaysia (AAM).

Container lorry overturns at NKVE, spills cargo and oil, triggers traffic jam

By DAWN CHAN - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 22:36

SHAH ALAM: A container lorry loaded with cargo overturned when its driver lost control of the vehicle as it was negotiating a bend at the New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE) earlier today.

Mukhriz should expect formidable fight over GE14 seats, says Kedah Umno

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 22:21

ALOR STAR: Kedah Umno vows to defend any parliamentary or state seat which Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) vice-president Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir wishes to contest in the 14th general election.

Taxi group submits memorandum demanding PM ban Uber and Grab

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 21:36

PUTRAJAYA: Kesepakatan Persatuan Teksi Se-Malaysia, a group representing 300 taxi associations nationwide, today submitted a memorandum to the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to ban Uber and Grab services immediately.

George Town home razed to the ground in fire

By BALVIN KAUR - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 21:14

GEORGE TOWN: A double storey home at Jalan Tanjung Tokong here was razed in a fire today.

JDT's Safee disappointed by hoax over his death, to lodge police report

By Rizalman Hammim - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 20:45

JOHOR BARU: Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) football club striker Safee Sali voiced his disappointment over a hoax about his death which was spread through a fake social media account today.

Selangor's efforts to stamp out begging hampered by generous Malaysians

By DAWN CHAN - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 19:54

KLANG: Generous Malaysians fish out from their pockets an average of RM5 per person when approached by beggars, and this has driven many, especially foreigners, to not stop soliciting for cash on the streets.

People with disabilities cry foul over lack of access to Mid Valley Megamall

By LAILI ISMAIL - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 19:31

KUALA LUMPUR: Getting to Mid Valley Megamall might be a headache to most people but for wheelchair-bound folks, it is twice the hassle.

Remand extended for eight suspects in mother-daughter murder

By Halim Said - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 18:53

JOHOR BARU: Police obtained a four-day remand extension on eight men for their suspected involvement in the recent murder of a mother and her teenaged daughter in Ulu Tiram.

Police complete probe into fatal accident involving schoolboy and lorry

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 18:28

BAGAN SERAI: Police have completed their investigation into an incident where a Year Four pupil was killed after being hit by a lorry in front of his school here on last week.

Offer for Rela officers to control traffic near schools gets green light

By LAILI ISMAIL - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 18:08

KUALA LUMPUR: The People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela)’s offer to conduct traffic control services near school compounds has been given the thumbs up by the Education Ministry.

Four Sukma athletes test positive for banned substances

By Fadhli Ishak - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 17:47

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Anti-Doping Agency of Malaysia (Adamas) today confirmed that four athletes who had competed in the Sarawak Malaysia Games in July, tested positive for banned substances.

Four fishing boats seized, 14 men detained in Ops Gelora Khas

By Rizalman Hammim - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 17:30

JOHOR BARU: Region 2 marine police here seized four fishing boats and detained their 14 crew members for violating the conditions of their licenses under the Fisheries Act 1985 in the waters off Pengerang and Batu Pahat yesterday.

Court strikes out taxi drivers' lawsuit seeking ban on Uber, GrabCar

By KHAIRAH N.KARIM - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 17:17

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today struck out a lawsuit by 102 taxi drivers who had sought to force the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) to ban ride-hailing services Uber, GrabCar and Blacklane.

Ministries to identify schools within high-risk accident areas

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 16:52

PUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry will meet with the Home Ministry, People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) and the police as soon as possible to discuss measures to reduce road accidents involving school students.

Man and his two kids found murdered in Segambut apartment

By Hariz Mohd - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 16:44

KUALA LUMPUR: A father and his two children were found dead in their rented apartment unit in Taman Sri Sinar, Segambut about noon today.

DAP's Teh dares Guan Eng to implement term limit reform

By Audrey Dermawan - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 16:21

GEORGE TOWN: DAP's Tanjung Bungah assemblyman Teh Yee Cheu has reiterated his call for the state leadership to take the lead in limiting the chief ministership tenure to two terms.

Suspected arsonist sets fire to BMW of JB Umno division vice-chief

By Halim Said - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 15:53

JOHOR BAHRU: A BMW 525i car belonging to Johor Baru Umno division vice-chief Datuk Yahya Jaafar was destroyed in a fire at his home today, believed to be the result of arson.

Man charged with forced labour of 10 Indonesian women

By EMBUN MAJID - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 15:50

ALOR STAR: A 35 year-old man claims trial to 10 counts of exploiting 10 Indonesian women, who were made to work in a motel, at a Sessions court here this morning.

Indian & Pakistani nationals charged with killing TV exec

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 15:45

KUALA LUMPUR : Two foreign nationals were today charged in the magistrate's court with the murder of an online television executive.

Dealer transporting heroin nabbed after high-speed car chase

By TEOH PEI YING - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 15:40

SEREMBAN: A drug dealer transporting heroin and meth worth RM180,000 in his car was arrested following a high-speed chase by the Highway Patrol Unit at Km253 of the North-South Expressway yesterday morning.

Eight year-old killed, mother seriously hurt, in motorcycle mishap

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 15:31

SEREMBAN: An eight year-old girl was killed when the motorcycle she was riding on with her mother was hit by a car at Jalan Persiaran Senawang 1 here last night.

PM Najib, Harakah fail to settle 1MDB defamation suit

By HIDIR REDUAN - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 15:21

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and Pas' online mouthpiece Harakahdaily failed to settle a defamation suit over an online article on the 1Malaysia Development Bhd(1MDB) issue.

Scammers use Tony Fernandes' image to dupe victims in Facebook ads

By NST ONLINE - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 15:11

KUALA LUMPUR: If you’ve come across an advertisement on Facebook featuring AirAsia Group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes urging you to discover his ‘secret’ to success, stop right there.

Get comfy on Malaysia's longest sofa in Ipoh

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 14:52

IPOH: Members of the public will have an opportunity to get comfy on Malaysia’s longest sofa when it goes on display at the Aeon Klebang shopping complex here from today to Sunday.

Five face death penalty for kidnapping nine foreign workers

By EMBUN MAJID - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 14:16

ALOR STAR: Five men including a Bangladeshi and two Myanmar nationals were charged at the magistrate’s court here today with kidnapping nine foreign workers.

RTD enforcement officers charged with accepting RM100 bribe

By EMBUN MAJID - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 13:58

ALOR STAR: Two Road Transport Department (RTD) enforcement personnel claimed trial at a Sessions court here to receiving a bribe of RM100 from a lorry driver on Sept 23.

67 taxi touts busted at KLIA and klia2 this year, some earning RM12,000 monthly

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 13:52

SEPANG: The Selangor Road Transport Department (RTD) arrested 67 illegal taxi touts at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and klia2 from Jan to Sept 24 this year.

Time to go all out to protect Sabah's eastern border, says Masidi

By Kristy Inus - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 13:05

KOTA KINABALU: It is time for action and to use the full force of the law to protect Sabah’s borders in light of the precarious security situation along the east coast.